INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF CHILDREN’S CREATIVITY “GOLDEN EASEL: FOOTSTEPS OF METROPOLITAN ANDREY SHEPTYTSKY 2017”
Electronic voting is open from 11 October to 30 December 2017 (included)
International scientific and practical conference
“Ideas of modernization of educational content in artistic and aesthetic disciplines”
December 12-14, 2017
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION “GOLDEN EASEL” EVERY DAY WITH ANDREY KYR
25th July – 2nd August 2017
Participants of International children’s plein air competition “Golden Easel: Footsteps of metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky” have finished the plein air composition in Lviv region. Every day they were in spiritual and creative communication with Andrey Kyr in the village Briukhovychi on the basis of the monastery of the Saint Basil Order of the Holy Martyr Josaphat.
ART WAVE OF PEACE – GOLDEN EASEL participants paintings
14th June 2017
“Golden Easel: Footsteps of metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky 2017” – film about talented children who came to Lviv region in order to be participants of “Ukrainian Children’s Art Wave of Peace”. They took part in monumental painting-praying, art classes and plein air. Finalists of International competition “Golden Easel: Footsteps of metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky” participated in award ceremony.
1st June 2017
The Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Awarding finalists of International children’s plein air competition “Golden Easel: Footsteps of metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky” with gold medals, Oscar – Gold Easel and tickets to Disneyland, USA.
27th May 2017
Almost 1300 children, mainly from Eastern Ukraine, have visited Lviv and the Carpathians where they could try to show their creativity. It was the first trip to the west side of Dnieper for many young talents.
Owing to idea and efforts of Children’s Lviv Art Gallery, helping of famous Ukrainian artists and supporting FRESHPR, from 1st June children from all Ukrainian regions came to learn visual art from western and foreign artists. “Art Wave of Peace” was not only the largest children’s occasion in 2017, but also had all chances to be artistic event of the year, since hundreds of people from almost all regions were involved in organizing it.
Program of event included painting and clay molding workshops. Also children took part in solemn procession in Lviv, visited local Theater of Opera and Ballet, and practiced in different art discipline. They went to the Carpathians where participants could learn more about traditions and took experience from local artists.
Based on materials FRESHPR
27th May 2017
It’s a pity, but a day before banner, where children created a composition “Our angels, be Ukrainian guardian by day and night”, was stolen. It had 40m long and located next to St. George Moore.
Now monumental painting has finished. We ask people to respect our children’s work and protect it.
On a day of Lviv and Day of St George in metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky square more than 100 children went on painting a monumental composition “Art Wave of Peace from Ukrainian and all children around the world”. Today 14 young artists have come from Pidbuzh Small Academy of Arts to Lviv. Children were supported by their mentors and director Valerii Volkov. They actively set to work on composition. The composition was going to finish at all till 28th May before the arrival of 1250 participants from all Ukrainian regions.
In St George square in Lviv participants of International Forum of Children’s Art “Golden Easel: Footsteps of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky” started working on composition “Art Wave of Peace from Ukrainian and all children around the world”.
More than 100 participants during the day were creating this composition with inspiration and delight. Among the members there were students and teachers from Children’s Folk Art School, The Center of Creativity in Galicia, studio “Bee”, Natalia Pavliuk’s studio etc. Even the rain hasn’t become an obstacle to realization of creative intentions and goals.
Participants of II tour International children’s plein air competition “Golden Easel: Footsteps of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky 2017“
1250 children from all Ukrainian regions became participants of International children’s plain air competition “Golden Easel…” They were invited to Lviv for award ceremony. Also children took part in art classes and relay race of Peace:
Art Wave of Peace from Ukrainian and all children around the world
Lviv children’s art gallery revival based on Philosophical and Theological Faculty of the Ukrainian Catholic University
31st March 2017
Under cover of Andrey Sheptytsky in the premises of Philosophical and Theological Faculty of Ukrainian Catholic University has been attempted a revival of “Lviv Children’s Art Gallery”. The initiator was the host of institution – the dean of faculty father Roman Zaviiskyi. The gallery was founded by Olha Mykhailiuk on 31 March 2003. It is located in 17a Soborna avenue. The modern building of Philosophical and Theological Faculty of Ukrainian Catholic University opened an exhibition of children’s masterpieces Children’s School of Folk Arts students. Also there was Liliia Doroshenko’s personal exhibition. She lives in Pokrovsk (Donetsk region, Ukraine).
Participants of exhibitions were welcomed on behalf of the Lviv Archbishop Ihor Vozniak – vice-rector of Lviv Theological Seminary of the Holy Spirit father Mykhailo, the dean of Philosophical and Theological Faculty of Ukrainian Catholic University father Roman Zaviiskyi, vice-rector Lviv National Academy of Arts Roman Yatsiv etc. Forum founder Olha Mykhailiuk awarded talented artists and teachers under the Halyna Vykhovanska direction for their creative achievements. Ms Vykhovanska is a director of Children’s school of folk arts. Also Ms Mykhailiuk gave presents and trips to summer outdoor paintings “Golden Easel: Footsteps of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky”. In award ceremony took part Olena Demchuk, who is a Foundation founder and Roman Yatsiv, honorary member of the Foundation.
31st March 2017
Conversation on creative topics with friends from charity foundation “Lviv Children’s Art Gallery” was supported by father Roman Zaviiskyi, father Mykhailo, Roman Yatsiv, Mykhailo Yavorskyi, Rostyslav Soroka, Olena Demchuk, Olha Mykhailiuk, Nataliia Krynychanka, Yurii Verbovskyi, Halyna Vykhovanska, Oleh Vachkov, Lesia Mandryka, Liubov Demtsiu, Olha Pentsko, Yevhen Kuzyn together with amateur art group from Vynnyky etc.
International Forum of Children’s Art “Golden Easel: Footsteps of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky” was a guest at Festival of Lemko Pysanka:
25th March 2017
Festival of Lemko Pysanka took place at Children’s Folk Art School. There were workshops on eggs painting for children from Vynnyky boarding school and rehabilitation center “Dream”. Workshop was conducted by Olha Mykhailiuk together with Ozhydivsk school teacher Halyna Yakymiv. A lot of children made real pysanka for the first time. Charity Foundation “Lviv Children’s Art Gallery” bought special tools for Easter eggs – electric pysachky.
24th March 2017
Olha Mykhailiuk invited Ryzhuk’s family to Festival of Lemko Pysanka. Mrs. Maria Ryzhuk is mother of 5 children. Her sons Oleh and Roman had won final of International competition “Golden Easel” and received Grand Prix award – Gold Easel. Also this festival attended their siblings: Petro, Bohdan and Liliia and artist Oleh Vachkov.